Day - Feb. 22nd, Olympia
Below is the
agenda for the WWRC group that we are planning to meet with on Feb 22nd. BCHW
members are planning to meet at the United Church of Olympia, 110 11th Ave SE at
9AM to hear about legislative issues that we need to discuss with
our legislators that day.
If you would
like Irena from the Gjurasic/Kohl office to make appointments for you for that
day, she will be glad to do that. Her number is (360)705-0113
Friday, February 04, 2005 1:36 AM
To: 'patti wible-crouch'
Subject: RE: WWRC Lobby Day - Feb.
I spoke with the
lobbyist for WWRC today and he said theyd be pleased to have BCHW attend their
legislative day and he also said he thought BCHW is a part of their coalition.
I recommend that
you visit the News Page at
www.WildlifeRecreation.org and view the Lobby Day Registration Form. Theyre
asking for donations of $10 and $25 for the event.
You could also
call Carrie Powell at 206/748-0082 to get more information
5:30P *Washington Wildlife & Recreation Coalition Legislative
Reception State Capitol
in the Columbia Room (Carrie Powell at
206/748-0082) (changed to 2/22)
Please let me
know what you find and if you have any further questions.
Wa Wildlife and Rec Coalition [mailto:info@WildlifeRecreation.org]
Sent: Tuesday, January 25, 2005
Subject: WWRC Lobby Day - Feb.
WWRC Lobby Day
Tuesday, February 22, 2005
United Churches of Olympia
110 11th Ave
Parks, Trails & Public Lands
The Coalition is the founder and chief advocate for the Washington
Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP), a state grant program
administered by the IAC and funded by the state legislature that protects
habitat and creates new parks.
Stake in 2005?
WWRP grant program from budget cuts! Help us secure WWRP funding for Cypress
Island, Issaquah-High Point Trail, Tonasket Skate & Bike Park, the Methow
Watershed, Spokane County Aquatic Facility, Tieton River Canyon, Deception
Pass State Park and over 80 other WWRP proposals across the state!
the WWRP Grant Program
the Coalition has leveraged $407 million in state funds for over 650
neighborhood parks and ball fields, biking and walking trails, nature
preserves, local beaches and boat launches, wildlife habitat and state parks.
Despite our success, the need for new parks and habitat protection continues
to grow with our state's population.
10:00 am -
11:30 am Legislative Update & Training, United Churches of Olympia, 110 11th
11:30 am -
5:30 pm Lobbying and Committee Hearings at the Capitol
5:30 pm -
7:30 pm Legislative Reception, Columbia Room, State Capitol Rotunda
To register for the Coalition's Lobby Day, contact us at (206) 748-0082 or
Or, visit the
News Page at www.WildlifeRecreation.org and
print and complete the Lobby Day Registration Form. Fax to:
(206) 748-0580 or mail to: Washington Wildlife and
Recreation Coalition 811 First Avenue, Suite 262 Seattle, WA 98104
in Your Community
Contact the Coalition to learn more about new parks and habitat
areas proposed for your legislative district. This session we hope to
secure $60 million for new WWRP grants. Here's a small sample of over 90
projects we're working to fund in 2005:
$18 million for Tieton River Canyon, Reardan's Audubon Lake, Trout Lake
Wetlands, Sharp-tailed Grouse habitat, and Methow and Cowiche Watersheds.
$9.5 million for 45 projects around the state including Grass Lake in
Olympia, Lower Woodland Skate Park in Seattle, Lakeshore & E. Mill Plain in
Vancouver, Thea Foss - 21st St Park, Klemgard Park, Chewelah's Barbour Rec.
Complex, Springdale's Pond Park, Everett Maritime Park & Amphitheatre,
Kennewick Col. Skate/Bike Park & Hansen Park, Sunnyside Skatepark in SunnyView,
Pacific Park in Clark Co., Ercolini in West Seattle, Pend Oreille County Park
and many more...
$11 million for the Whidbey Golden Paintbrush Preserve, Washougal Oaks, Bone &
Niawiakum Rivers, Lummi Island, Methow Rapids, Dyer Haystacks & Two Steppe,
Kennedy Creek, Ink Blot & Schumocher Creek, Carlisle Bog, Selah Cliffs and
$9.4 million for Deception Pass Expansion and Development, Kanaskat-Palmer
Campground, Cape Disappointment Trail and 2 Expansions, Pearrygin Lake Acq.
and Green River Gorge Acq.
$8 million for Olympia Woodland, Similkameen Connector, Shoreline Interurban,
Buckley Foothills, Arlington Centennial, Moses Lake Heron, Hansville Greenway,
Cushman, Olympic Discovery, Issaquah-High Point, Larry Scott, Chehalis River
and Willapa Hills
$8 million for Stavis/Kitsap Forest, Woodard Bay, Central Kitsap Greenway,
Whipple Creek and Nookachamps Creek.
$4.5 million for Clinton Beach, Newman Lake, Chinese Reconciliation Park and Meydenbauer
Wildlife and Recreation Coalition
Avenue, Suite 262
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